Funding for Fountain City

Triad is pleased to announce that the town of Fountain City has received grant funding through the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA).  Fountain City is one of only 25 communities in Indiana to receive a grant under the Transportation and Stormwater Grant program.  Additionally, several other grants have been obtained that will help keep the rates low for Fountain City.   Triad is currently designing the stormwater project that will alleviate flooding on SR 27 and throughout town.  The project includes over 80 storm structures, 8600 feet of new storm sewer, and a 60-inch outfall.  Follow us to stay updated on this and other projects.For more information about the Transportation and Stormwater Grants visit the IFA site.  https://www.in.gov/ifa/transportation-and-stormwater-grants/

Get to Know Us!

Do you know a student interested in pursuing a construction program, degree, or career?  IUPUI has a Construction Management Advisory Board (IAB)  and Triad’s very own Allen Galloway. M.P.A., is the chairman.The Construction Management IAB is actively involved in and can advise on student instruction, activities, competitions, and career placement.  Feel free to reach out to Allen at Triad for more information.https://et.iupui.edu/departments/ent/programs/cmgt/iab/   

OCRA Update

Hello Indiana Cities and Towns!  If you are submitting a Grant Proposal for a Historic Renovation, proposals are due this Friday, September 25th.Check the OCRA calendar for other important dates including next month’s CDBG program deadlines. https://www.in.gov/ocra/newsroom/calendar/

In Our Own Backyard

Honorable Steve Collier, Mayor of the City of Lawrence, had a beautiful day this week for his golf outing fundraiser.  Participating from Triad Associates were Sam Robertson, P.E., Lou Savka, President, Jacob Ogonek, EIT, and Jonathan Moen, P.E., and Vice-President of Triad.  The Lawrence Mayor graciously granted a photo op with the Triad foursome.  Looking good, guys!       Triad’s corporate office is just across Post Road from Mayor Collier’s office.  Our location in the Historic Fort Ben Harrison District places us in the middle of many Lawrence happenings. Check out these weekend Lawrence events:Fort Ben BBQ & BluesSeptember 18, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Fort Harrison State Parkhttps://www.cityoflawrence.org/calendar/2021/09/18/fort-ben-bbq-blues‘Lagers in Lawrence’ OktoberfestSeptember 18, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Fort Ben Cultural Campushttps://www.cityoflawrence.org/calendar/2021/09/18/lagers-lawrence-oktoberfest

Columbia City – Mayors Roundtable

“The Mayors Roundtable is a monthly opportunity for mayors to discuss challenges and opportunities with professional experts to find creative and engaging solutions.”  This is what Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel says about the Northern Indiana Mayors Roundtable.  Mayor Daniel hosted the latest roundtable in Columbia City last Friday, September 22nd.In attendance were Mayor Richard Hickman of Angola, Mayor Norm Yoder of Auburn, Mayor Jeremy Stutsman of Goshen, Mayor Patty Fisel of Ligonier, Mayor Phil Jenkins of Nappanee, Mayor Joe Kelsey of Woodburn, and more.  There was a lively luncheon and drawing followed by a panel discussion about Indiana politics with Abdul-Hakim Shabazz of Indy Politics and Brian Howey of Howey Politics Indiana.  Andy Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW moderated the discussion. Click here to listen to the panel discussion:  http://indypolitics.org/political-prognostication/   

Congratulations to Community Crossings Grant Award Recipients

On September 20th, INDOT announced the communities to be awarded funding for their 2017 Community Crossings grant applications.  Congratulations to all the cities, towns, and counties that will benefit from these funds.  Jonathan Moen, P.E., transportation engineer at Triad, submitted several grant applications.  Seven Triad clients received funding, the Towns of Arcadia, Ingalls, Schneider, Shirley, Upland, Wolcottville, and the City of  Ligonier.

Josh Chapman – Employee Spotlight

Josh Chapman, a graduate of Trine University in Angola, is Triad’s newest hire. Josh earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering in May of 2016. He is currently working towards his Engineer in Training (EIT) certification.   Learn more about Josh:  Spotlight – Josh Chapman

P.E. position available at Triad’s Indianapolis Office

Triad Associates is seeking a professional engineer licensed in the state of Indiana with experience in wastewater and water. The ideal candidate must have experience in the design of new wastewater and water systems primarily in the municipal field as well as the ability to troubleshoot wastewater and water treatment systems, design upgrades, and improvements.  Must be willing to attend meetings with clients, attend evening council meetings, and be able to present project scope and plans to the community.Experience with communication, correspondence, documentation and permitting with the state and federal oversight agencies in the wastewater and water arena is required.  The ideal candidate would be interested in long-term employment with the firm with an opportunity for partial company ownership in the future.Contact Triad or upload your resume here.

Ligonier Horse and Carriage Parking – Project Update

The Amish community is a vital and important part of the history and the future of the City of Ligonier.  This recently completed project would allow for the safe and convenient parking of any Amish horse and buggy.  The completed parking facility includes a 96’ by 26’ concrete parking pad, asphalt drive improvements, water service and yard hydrants, special storm sewer inlet, landscaping, sign installation, and 110 lineal feet of Shadow Box fencing.